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Thanks for your interest in the Electric Transmission Routing, Siting & Permitting Lead - California position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 1,678 open jobs by clicking here.


  • Possess a B.S. or M.S. in a related field (i.e., engineering, biology, planning, environmental studies, or a closely related discipline).
  • Exhibit 10-25 years of professional experience. This experience may include electric transmission, power generation and/or natural gas transmission siting and permitting experience, with prior project management of fossil-fuel and renewable energy infrastructures facility permitting projects.
  • In depth knowledge of siting application requirements and experience providing expert witness testimony to the California Public Utilities Commission. 
  • Knowledge and experience with Public Utilities Commissions in other western states.
  • Experience and knowledge of the regulatory frameworks of California agencies, such as the California Energy Commission, California Coastal Commission, California State Lands Commission, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and State Water Resources Control Board.
  • Experience with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), federal and state permitting, onshore and offshore wind, power generation and transmission, infrastructure, and/or renewable energy.
  • Knowledge of GIS and other software used in the routing and siting of electric transmission and renewable energy projects.
  • Experience conducting stakeholder engagement meetings for electric transmission and renewable energy projects.
  • Ability to lead and provide subject matter expert review of early-stage critical issues analyses and due diligence reviews of existing or planned projects on behalf of clients.
  • A Pre-employment drug screen in compliance with state regulations is required.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record without restrictions.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of interconnection studies of offshore & onshore renewable energy projects; staying attuned of federal and state rules for transmission interconnections of renewables and support the filing of new interconnection agreements.
  • Knowledge of internal interconnection feasibility studies and network upgrade cost estimate activities through the full life cycle of development and construction of projects.



Salary commensurate with experience.

Salary Range: $120,000 - $200,000 yr.


At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success.  Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities as well as project requirements.


About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.


At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits 


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


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